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Google doodle honours Kadambini Ganguly, one of India's first female doctors

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Joydeep Bose | Edited by Meenakshi Ray
PUBLISHED ON JUL 18, 2021 06:25 AM IST
Kadambini Ganguly, one of the first women doctors of India, paved the way for women's liberation at a time when the cultural and social discourse was dominated by men. She pioneered a successful medical practice in India for women along with other such female doctors as Anandibai Joshi
Irrfan Khan and Radhika Madan in Angrezi Medium played the perfect father-daughter duo.(Angrezi Medium)
Irrfan Khan and Radhika Madan in Angrezi Medium played the perfect father-daughter duo.(Angrezi Medium)

Father’s Day: Irrfan Khan to Aamir Khan, meet Bollywood's reel feminist fathers

By Alfea Jamal, Hindustan Times, Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 19, 2021 12:53 PM IST
  • Happy Father’s Day: Bollywood previously portrayed fathers as stuck up and strict, however with changing times, the portrayal of fathers in Bollywood has evolved too and more and more paternal figures on screen are moving away from patriarchy and toward feminism.
As demonstrators gathered in different parts of the city, the police used tear gas to stop their advancement. (Representative image)(AFP)
As demonstrators gathered in different parts of the city, the police used tear gas to stop their advancement. (Representative image)(AFP)

Swiss police fire tear gas on demonstrators at feminist rally

ANI | | Posted by Prashasti Singh, Zurich
UPDATED ON MAR 07, 2021 05:35 AM IST
According to a report by Sputnik, the police had warned people ahead of a planned protest that mass events are banned in Switzerland amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
Women’s education was not the only thing Phule wanted Indians to take up. She also fought against social injustices of the time like Sati, child marriage and the still prevalent caste system and was also one of the first advocates for women’s rights in the country.(Praful Gangurde/ HT Photo)
Women’s education was not the only thing Phule wanted Indians to take up. She also fought against social injustices of the time like Sati, child marriage and the still prevalent caste system and was also one of the first advocates for women’s rights in the country.(Praful Gangurde/ HT Photo)

Pioneer of women’s education, Indian feminist movement: Remembering Savitribai Phule on her 190th birth anniversary

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Nilavro Ghosh
UPDATED ON JAN 03, 2021 10:47 AM IST
Savitribai Phule is considered to be one of the pioneers of the feminist movement in India. She started the first-ever school for girls in the country in 1848 at Bhide Wada, Pune.
Sona Mohapatra gave it back to a Twitter user who asked her why feminists ‘show cleavage’.
Sona Mohapatra gave it back to a Twitter user who asked her why feminists ‘show cleavage’.

Sona Mohapatra gives savage response to man asking ‘why all feminists have to show cleavage to compete with men’

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Entertainment Desk
UPDATED ON OCT 18, 2020 07:25 AM IST
Sona Mohapatra, asked ‘why all feminists have to show cleavage in order to compete with men’, gave a rather savage response. She asked the Twitter user to ‘treat the multiple cleavages’ in his own brain first.
Actor Maanvi Gagroo was last seen in the Bollywood film Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan.
Actor Maanvi Gagroo was last seen in the Bollywood film Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan.

Maanvi Gagroo on Emmy nomination for Four More Shots Please!: Hope we win, it’ll shut up those who trolled us with ‘fake feminism’ nonsense

Hindustan Times | By Shreya Mukherjee, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 02, 2020 12:00 PM IST
Actor Maanvi Gagroo says she is hopeful that this nomination would open doors for them internationally too.
While the government “has done nothing concrete”, the posters have given women a forum and helped change how they approach public spaces. (Representational Image)(Unsplash)
While the government “has done nothing concrete”, the posters have given women a forum and helped change how they approach public spaces. (Representational Image)(Unsplash)

Bold feminist poster campaign strikes a chord in Paris and beyond

Paris | By Reuters | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta
UPDATED ON SEP 30, 2020 01:05 PM IST
A feminist poster campaign in Paris that draws on street art techniques to denounce rape, sexual harassment and murder is striking a chord with city residents and inspiring copycats as far afield as China.
Location courtesy: Hilton Garden Inn New Delhi/ Saket ;Styling: Tanya Aggarwal; Art direction: Amit Malik; Make-up and hair: Anuj Dogra (Delhi) and Bhagyashree Vaid (Mumbai)(Vinod Aggarwal and Shivangi Kulkarni)
Location courtesy: Hilton Garden Inn New Delhi/ Saket ;Styling: Tanya Aggarwal; Art direction: Amit Malik; Make-up and hair: Anuj Dogra (Delhi) and Bhagyashree Vaid (Mumbai)(Vinod Aggarwal and Shivangi Kulkarni)

HT Brunch Cover Story: 11 women define feminism differently

Hindustan Times | By Veenu Singh
UPDATED ON MAR 21, 2020 10:08 PM IST
Strength, status or mere symbolism, what the F word really means to the strong and successful women of today
While Rekha essayed a woman avenging herself in Khoon Bhari Maang, the recent Thappad has Taapsee Pannu play a woman who just wants to be happy and holds no grudges against the husband who wronged her.
While Rekha essayed a woman avenging herself in Khoon Bhari Maang, the recent Thappad has Taapsee Pannu play a woman who just wants to be happy and holds no grudges against the husband who wronged her.

Women’s Day 2020: How Bollywood’s feminism changed from male bashing to fighting patriarchy

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Sweta Kaushal
UPDATED ON MAR 08, 2020 08:27 AM IST
On this International Women’s Day, we take a look at how Bollywood has portrayed feminism and women over the years.
Prince Mohammed has sought to ease restrictions on women with multiple reforms including a historic decree that ended a decades-old ban on female motorists.(Bloomberg photo)
Prince Mohammed has sought to ease restrictions on women with multiple reforms including a historic decree that ended a decades-old ban on female motorists.(Bloomberg photo)

Saudi backpedals on video labelling feminism ‘extremism’

Riyadh | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON NOV 13, 2019 05:11 PM IST
Saudi Arabia’s security agency said the video contained “many mistakes” and suggested that those behind it would face a formal investigation, according to a statement posted late Tuesday by the official Saudi Press Agency.
Samara Weaving plays a bride being hunted down by her new family, in this month’s horror film, Ready Or Not.
Samara Weaving plays a bride being hunted down by her new family, in this month’s horror film, Ready Or Not.

Ready Or Not, here she comes: Horror heroines go from props to protagonists

Hindustan Times | By Rohan Naahar
PUBLISHED ON SEP 21, 2019 10:26 PM IST
Samara Weaving typifies the new damsel in grave danger. She isn’t just armed and ready to fight back, she’s also taking on decades of injustice.
The feminist movement has never been about hating men. It was always about equality. Neither is it just one thing that can be easily defined and put into a box. There have been, and will hopefully continue to be as many feminisms as there are feminists(AFP)
The feminist movement has never been about hating men. It was always about equality. Neither is it just one thing that can be easily defined and put into a box. There have been, and will hopefully continue to be as many feminisms as there are feminists(AFP)

Feminism: The fourth wave

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 06, 2019 10:58 PM IST
It has evolved from seeking legal rights to interrogating power
Popular television actor and host Rithvik Dhanjani has recently made his web series debut with ALTBalaji’s XXX Uncensored
Popular television actor and host Rithvik Dhanjani has recently made his web series debut with ALTBalaji’s XXX Uncensored

“Cheesiest pick-up line? Are you Yamraaj, because I can die for you!” Rithvik Dhanjani gets personal

Hindustan Times | By Ananya Ghosh
UPDATED ON MAR 23, 2019 11:59 PM IST
The popular television actor also gives his take on feminism, talks about his love for Emma Watson, and reveals why Karan Johar should probably think twice before inviting him home!
Tamil film 90 ML stars Oviya, Bommu, Masoom and Simbu.(Twitter)
Tamil film 90 ML stars Oviya, Bommu, Masoom and Simbu.(Twitter)

‘I advise male chauvinists to not watch the film,’ says Oviya on the controversy surrounding 90 ML

By Karthik Kumar, Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON MAR 05, 2019 04:04 PM IST
Oviya was reacting to comments, which said that her new Tamil film, 90 ML is vulgar. However, the film that released last week has reportedly registered decent numbers in its opening weekend.
Feminism and its interpretations described by five strong women this Women’s Day
Feminism and its interpretations described by five strong women this Women’s Day

My feminism means... Five women on their definition of the F word

Hindustan Times | By Samreen Tungekar
UPDATED ON MAR 02, 2019 09:29 PM IST
Five distinct point of views of the much-used word by five strong women of strength
90 MLstars Bigg Boss Tamil star Oviya.
90 MLstars Bigg Boss Tamil star Oviya.

90 ML movie review: A senseless adult comedy that makes mockery of feminism

Hindustan Times | By Haricharan Pudipeddi
UPDATED ON MAR 01, 2019 03:06 PM IST
90 ML movie review: This Oviya starrer is one of those films that flaunts the feminism card for all the wrong reasons. Rating: 1.5/5
Kalki Koechlin is of the view that the main reasons behind the rape culture is this victim shaming.Styling and sari, Avantika Ganguly(Chitrangada Chakraborty)
Kalki Koechlin is of the view that the main reasons behind the rape culture is this victim shaming.Styling and sari, Avantika Ganguly(Chitrangada Chakraborty)

Exclusive year-end essay by Kalki Koechlin: “No is important, but it’s also important to teach our girls to say Yes when they want to!”

Hindustan Times | By Kalki Koechlin
UPDATED ON DEC 30, 2018 01:09 AM IST
The actor implores us to stop making sex holy or dirty
Even as much remains to be done for equality in tennis, and indeed, in all sport, Ms King is one of the giants on whose shoulders the feminists of today stand in order to get further(Getty Images)
Even as much remains to be done for equality in tennis, and indeed, in all sport, Ms King is one of the giants on whose shoulders the feminists of today stand in order to get further(Getty Images)

Billie Jean King, an inspiration to sportspersons and feminists world over, turns 75

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 23, 2018 06:27 PM IST
This state of affairs is owed to the struggles and the hard work of women such as Billie Jean King – who turned 75 on Thursday; and who is one of the main reasons why there even exists a women’s game today.
Chitrangda Singh, known for her powerhouse performances, says she wanted to be a nutritionist . Make-up and hair: harry rajput; outfit, Sabina Halder(Saurabh Mulay)
Chitrangda Singh, known for her powerhouse performances, says she wanted to be a nutritionist . Make-up and hair: harry rajput; outfit, Sabina Halder(Saurabh Mulay)

“Feminism is not about male bashing but about equality,” says Chitrangda Singh

Hindustan Times | By Ananya Ghosh
PUBLISHED ON OCT 27, 2018 11:28 PM IST
The Inkaar actress talks about films, fringe, phobia and feminism
Men perform last rites at Manikarnika Ghat in Varanasi on Tuesday.(HT Photo)
Men perform last rites at Manikarnika Ghat in Varanasi on Tuesday.(HT Photo)

Men perform last rites in protest of traditional set up of society, demand equality

Hindustan Times, Varanasi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 15, 2018 11:25 AM IST
Around 150 men from different parts of the country gathered at the ghat, took a dip in the Ganga and performed last rites of their marital relations.
Actor Kareena Kapoor Khan says that she has always been interested in doing women centric films.
Actor Kareena Kapoor Khan says that she has always been interested in doing women centric films.

Kareena Kapoor Khan: Feminism isn’t about male bashing

Hindustan Times | By Monika Rawal Kukreja, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 06, 2018 12:53 PM IST
Actor Kareena Kapoor Khan was massively trolled on social media for saying that she believe in gender equality but is not a feminist. The actor clarifies her misunderstood remark.
Feminism is about raising your voice for equality.(HT file photo)
Feminism is about raising your voice for equality.(HT file photo)

What Gurugram should know about feminism: Empowerment begins at home

By Neela Kaushik
UPDATED ON JUN 05, 2018 07:53 AM IST
Teach your boys how to treat girls. Raise your daughters so strong that they will not need a man’s help.
Nigerian painter Njideka Akunyili Crosby.(Tate Talks channel on Youtube)
Nigerian painter Njideka Akunyili Crosby.(Tate Talks channel on Youtube)

MeToo, feminism sparking demand for art by women, data shows

Reuters | By Reuters, New York
UPDATED ON MAY 31, 2018 10:18 AM IST
From works by younger newcomers like Jenny Saville to established greats such as Georgia O’Keefe, art by women is in growing demand.
Kareena Kapoor Khan believes in equality but not feminism.(PTI)
Kareena Kapoor Khan believes in equality but not feminism.(PTI)

Twitter schools Kareena Kapoor on feminism with memes after her ‘I am not a feminist’ comment

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 24, 2018 06:25 PM IST
Twitter is not pleased by Kareena Kapoor’s ignorant comment on believing in equality but refraining from calling herself a feminist.
Here’s what to watch, tap, follow this weekend
Here’s what to watch, tap, follow this weekend

Feminism, women empowerment and the classic Bollywood Rahul on this week’s WTF

Hindustan Times | By Team HT Brunch
UPDATED ON APR 21, 2018 10:53 PM IST
Curating the best of the Internet for your Sunday viewing benefits
A woman wearing make-up holds a sign that reads ’I need feminism’ during a protest against femicides and violence against women, Buenos Aires, Argentina (Representative Photo)(REUTERS)
A woman wearing make-up holds a sign that reads ’I need feminism’ during a protest against femicides and violence against women, Buenos Aires, Argentina (Representative Photo)(REUTERS)

It’s time to reclaim the legacy of Simone de Beauvoir and see feminism for what it is

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON APR 13, 2018 06:48 PM IST
In the shadow of the horrific alleged rape in Unnao and alleged rape and murder in Kathua, and worldwide acknowledgment of workplace harassment of women (#MeToo, #TimesUp), feminism has an important role to play
Swara Bhasker who celebrates her 30th birthday on Monday, is an outspoken and brave woman.
Swara Bhasker who celebrates her 30th birthday on Monday, is an outspoken and brave woman.

On Swara Bhasker’s birthday, quotes that define her stardom, feminism and swag

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 09, 2018 11:55 AM IST
As Swara Bhasker celebrates her 30th birthday, here’s a salute to the woman’s spirits and ideology with some of her best quotes that define her personality.
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